Mission, Vision and Core Values


Chatham Education Foundation strengthens communities in Chatham County, NC by partnering with community residents, businesses, and foundations to improve education opportunities for public school students.


To open doors to educational and personal growth for all students in Chatham County Schools (CCS)


Maximize community investment in the CCS district to support the success of self-sustaining graduates committed to both life-long learning and our community.


  • Community investment builds stronger schools.
  • Strong school districts willingly embrace change
  • Well-trained educators with access to continuing professional development lead students to stronger student achievement.
  • Strong public education is the bedrock for a thriving local economy.

Core Values

      • Student achievement
      • Teacher and training excellence
      • Innovation and creativity
      • Business and community

CEF’s programs are made possible by generous donations from local residents, businesses, Chatham County Schools employees and residents who designate donations during annual United Way of Chatham County workplace and neighborhood campaigns, and sponsors and participants in CEF special events.

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